As he did in his fantastic debut Mosquitoland, David Arnold again shows a knack for getting into the mind of an eccentric teenager in clever, poignant fashion. Usa today this is noah oakman → sixteen, Bowie believer, concise historian, brother, disillusioned swimmer, son, friend. Then noah → gets hypnotized.
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Told through t’s honest voice, socioeconomic pressures, this is a candid exploration of mental illness, and the many inescapable highs and lows that come with growing up—including falling in love. But he takes some hard hits the summer before senior year when his nearly perfect brother, Manny, returns from a tour in Iraq with a devastating case of PTSD.
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